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SLIDESHOW: Students Finish Mural in Downtown Jonesboro

SLIDESHOW: Students Finish Mural in Downtown Jonesboro

Students from the Arkansas State University Department of Art have been working on painting this mural in downtown Jonesboro.  On Friday,  the students were joined with city officials for a ribbon cutting of the unveiling of their work.  Thanks to KASU's Doreen Selden for taking the pictures of the festivities.

06/24/2016 12:28 PM

Arkansans Remember 'Memphis Horns' Trumpeter Wayne Jackson

Arkansans Remember 'Memphis Horns' Trumpeter Wayne Jackson

Trumpeter Wayne Jackson, one half of the musical duo "The Memphis Horns", passed away at the age of 74 on Tuesday.  Jackson was a native of West Memphis.  KASU's Mike Doyle spoke with two Arkansans who knew Jackson well.  

06/24/2016 6:48 AM

Two Agriculture Majors Receive Sloan Scholarships

Two Agriculture Majors Receive Sloan Scholarships

JONESBORO – Two upper-level agriculture students at Arkansas State University will continue their studies this fall as the latest recipients of the Jim and Betty Sloan Memorial Scholarship.

06/23/2016 1:45 PM

2 Public Hearings Scheduled in Jonesboro for Fair Housing Funding

2 Public Hearings Scheduled in Jonesboro for Fair Housing Funding

                The City of Jonesboro’s Grants and Community Development Department is conducting an analysis of impediments to fair housing.  Two public hearings will be held and your participation is requested.  

06/23/2016 12:01 PM

A-State Rugby Founder Curt Huckaby dies

A-State Rugby Founder Curt Huckaby dies

Curt Huckaby, the founder of Arkansas State University’s successful and nationally ranked rugby program, died Tuesday, June 21. Huckaby also served as a Craighead County District Court judge and was an attorney. Funeral arrangements will be announced.

06/22/2016 7:42 AM

Randolph, Craighead, & Greene Counties to Expect Traffic Delays

Randolph, Craighead, & Greene Counties to Expect Traffic Delays

Various road construction projects are taking place this week in Northeast Arkansas.In Craighead County, the state Highway and Transportation department will replace a drainage culvert underneath a strech of road on highway 351 around the Crowley's Ridge Raceway.  A portion of the road will be close Wednesday until 4:30.  More details are available here.

06/22/2016 7:30 AM

A-State Rugby Program Founder Curt Huckaby Dies

A-State Rugby Program Founder Curt Huckaby Dies

JONESBORO — Curt Huckaby, the founder of Arkansas State University’s successful and nationally ranked rugby program, died Tuesday, June 21. Huckaby also served as a Craighead County District Court judge and was an attorney. Funeral arrangements will be announced.

06/21/2016 5:45 PM

State Highway Department to Temporarily Close Hwy 351, Old Greensboro Rd

State Highway Department to Temporarily Close Hwy 351, Old Greensboro Rd

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will close off a portion of state highway 351 (Old Greensboro Rd.) Wednesday for road work.  

06/21/2016 7:41 AM

Inside A-State - 06/21/2016

Inside A-State - 06/21/2016

06/21/2016 12:00 AM

KASU Bluegrass Monday to Feature High Fidelity

KASU Bluegrass Monday to Feature High Fidelity

JONESBORO — High Fidelity will perform a concert of bluegrass music Monday, June 27, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould. The performance is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM. KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the group. The suggested donation is $5 per person.

06/20/2016 5:15 PM

Lt. Gov. Griffin recommends changes to DHS

Lt. Gov. Griffin recommends changes to DHS

  The Arkansas Department of Human Services could be reorganized soon.   Earlier this year, Lt. Governor Tim Griffin was directed by Governor Asa Hutchinson to look at how to make the state agency more efficient.  

06/20/2016 3:18 PM